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Echeveria 'Black Prince'

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Plant description

echeveria affinis black prince

echeveria affinis black prince.

Echeveria 'Black Prince' is a versatile and tough succulent plant with dark near black rosettes of foliage. A great plant for container growing, or for well drained gardens. Grows well in a sunny position to a part shaded spot. Once established, it has low water needs, and can tolerate very light frost. It likes a gritty, free draining soil.

Echeveria 'Black Prince' is a cross between Echeveria shaviana and the black leafed Echeveria affinis.

Propagation is by leaf cuttings or division of offshoots.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: red
Flowering season: not specified

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.3 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 0.3 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Insects.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: well-drained.

Clay: not specified.

Sand: well-drained.

Soil pH: 6.5-7.5

Diseases

Root rot in wet conditions

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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